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Seagate launches new wireless solutions for storage


Seagate Technology has expanded the company’s wireless storage product portfolio with the launch of Seagate Wireless Plus mobile device storage. These new additions will have capacities if 1TB and 2TB along with the cloud service integration like Dropbox and Google Drive. This new offering of the company will expand beyond the mobile devices. The service will enable the users to stream their HD content while freeing up precious space on your Android Tablet, iPad, iPhone, Android Smart Phone, Kindle Fire, Windows 8 computers and Windows RT tablets.

The company created the wireless storage segment in 2011, so that the consumers can enjoy lots and lots of content despite of the limited storage of their devices. Moreover, the Seagate Wireless Plus also received the ‘Best Innovation Award’ at the CES 2013. The service allows the user to save the content they want wirelessly directly to the drive with the help of the Seagate Media app. This media app of the company enables the user the user to sync their files on the Seagate Wireless Plus storage with the available cloud service, doing this will allow the user to access his files from anywhere he wants. Along with this the app also creates its own Dropbox or Google Drive folder, so when the user is back on the network, then the files will automatically get re-synced with the saved changes.

BanSeng Teh, senior vice president and managing director of Seagate Asia Pacific and Japan said, “Having pioneered the category of wireless local storage for mobile devices, Seagate is now proud to advance the platform by adding more capacities and developing advanced features that will benefit how people are using these drives. Cloud storage services provide a convenient way for people to migrate files between devices and share with friends and colleagues. With the new Seagate Media app and Wireless Plus mobile storage, people will now be enabled to use these cloud services to access even more media from their Wireless Plus storage device.”

The Seagate Wireless mobile storage comes with a battery like of up to 10 hours and it also has its own WiFi signal. One just has to simply connect to the network searching for Wireless Plus in your available Wi-Fi networks. The drive creates its own Wi-Fi network, eliminating the need to be within range of an existing network connection. The company has priced the 1TB variant for Rs 14,500 and the 2TB one for Rs 18,500.


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